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Owing To The Recent Visit Of Mr. Benson,...
any citizen , or any person resident therein , deal in slaves , either within or without its bounds , either directly or indirectly . '
" It may be added that the British Government was the first to acknowledge the independence of Liberia , and to present them with
a small vessel of war to act as ' guarda costa , ' and to aid them in suppressing the slave trade . Liberia has since been acknowledged
by France , Belgium , Prussia , Brazil , Hamburg , Italy , Bremen ,
Denmark , Lubeck , and Portugal . "
University Of London. 123
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON . 123
We Are Requested To Insert The Subjoined...
We are requested to insert the subjoined statement : —
On Wednesday , April 30 th , the following memorial was laid before the Senate of the University of London : — " _GrENTJLEMEN ,
Examinations " An application of your having University been made , and by refused nry daug on hter legal for grounds admission , we to beg the respectfullto request that the question may receive farther consideration .
y and affording " It that appears to this women object to us an very can opportunity in desirable no way to of be raise testing more the their e standard ffectuall attainments y of furthered female in education the than more by ,
solid branches of learning . It is usually admitted that Examinations are tinuous almost essential effort . as Such a touchstone a touchstone of successful and such stud a y , stimulus and as a stimulus are even to more
connecessary to women than to men ; and , though we should be , most unwilling are to obtain of inion these that advantages in the University by the sacrifice of London of others our object still more might precious be obtained , we
without op any contingent risk . Many of the candidates for Degrees would re probabl quires y no be residence furnished , b and y the the existing Examinations Ladies' involve Colleges nothing , and as which the University could in
acceding the slightest to our degree wishes infringe you would upon be conferrin feminine g reserve an unmixed , we believe benefit . that by " We are informed that a new Charter of the University is about to be
submitted to Parliament . We beg therefore to suggest that the technical legal women objection , may be , which removed appears by the to insertion be the of onl a y clause obstacle expressl to the y providing admission for of
the extension to women of the privileges of the University . I beg to enclose a list of ladies and gentlemen who " I hav have e g the iven honour their sanction to be to the proposal .
" Gentlemen , , " Your obedient Servant , " _NEWSON CrARRETT . "
cellor On . Wednesday Mr . Grote , and May seconded 7 th , a Resolution bthe Ri was ht Hon moved . R . Lowe by the M Vice . P . -Chan to the - y
, , g , , obtain effect " a That modification the Senat of e the will Charter endeavour , rendering , as far female as their students powers admissible reach , to to
tions the Degrees of examination and Honours as male of students the University but not of rendering London , them on the admissible same condi to - become Members of Convocation . " , After an earnest and protracted
discussion , the Senate divided . The numbers being equal , ten on k 2 each side ,
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Oct. 1, 1862, page 123, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01101862/page/51/